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    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 25

    Rolex. A rare stainless steel self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with sweep centre seconds and bracelet

    SIGNED ROLEX OYSTER PERPETUAL, SUBMARINER, 660FT=200M, SUPERLATIVELY CHRONOMETER OFFICIALLY CERTIFIED, DIAL BEARING THE SIGNATURE OF TIFFANY & CO., REF. 5512, CASE NO. 1'361'582, CIRCA 1965

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    Rolex. A rare stainless steel self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with sweep centre seconds and bracelet
    Signed Rolex Oyster Perpetual, Submariner, 660ft=200m, Superlatively Chronometer Officially Certified, dial bearing the signature of Tiffany & Co., Ref. 5512, case no. 1'361'582, circa 1965
    Cal. 1570 nickel-finished lever movement, 26 jewels, the black matte dial with luminous dot, baton and dagger numerals, luminous mercedes hands, sweep centre seconds, in tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case with black revolving bezel calibrated to 60 units, screw back, screw down crown with angular crown guards, stainless steel Rolex USA bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
    40 mm. diam.


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    The present reference 5512 is a good example of the "no date" Submariner model, fitted with the chronometer movement. This fact is mentioned on the dial with the "Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified" designation which also lends this dial version the nickname "four liner".

    Special Notice

    Prospective buyers should be aware that the importation of Rolex watches into the United States is highly restricted. Rolex watches may not be shipped into the USA and can only be imported personally. Generally a buyer may import only one watch into the USA. For further information please contact our specialists in charge of the sale. Please note other countries may have comparable import restrictions for luxury watches.